CALL FOR ENTRIES
Various open calls for visual artists, writers and musicians.
Explore the many opportunities by downloading the PDF's or following the web links.
4th Annual Dahl Mountain Poetry Competition
Entry Deadline: Thursday, February 9, 2017 | 5pm
The Rapid City Arts Council invites local and regional writers to participate in the 4th Annual Dahl Mountain Poetry Competition, part of the 13th Annual Dahl Mountain Culture Festival (DMCF).
This poetry competition is open to all ages. Entries must be about mountain culture and poems should be 25 lines or less. Any style of poetry is acceptable. Get all the info HERE.
Caling All Arts Educators & Students
Entry Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017
High school students from across America are encouraged to register to compete in the Vans Custom Culture Art Competition. Registration opens on January 3, 2017, and spots fill up fast! Selected winners will receive $50,000 for their art program and recognition at a national celebration in Los Angeles in June 2017.
Get all the info HERE.
Call to Artists: Native POP: People of the Plains
Appliaction Deadline: Februrary 15, 2017
Announcing the call to artists for Native POP: People of the Plains, a juried Native art show and cultural celebration of the Great Plains Tribes at Main Street Square, Rapid City, South Dakota on Saturday, July 14 - 15, 2017.
Native POP reinterprets the traditional art market and celebrates the historic and contemporary values of Native artists. The art market reflects the cultures of the Great Plains including the broadly functional role of art and we embrace all forms of creativity. Both emerging and established Native artists shared their work with thousands of people at last year’s event, and they are excited to see the talent and joy our fifth year will bring!
Eligible participants must be enrolled members of state or federally recognized tribes, in accordance with the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990, with preference given to artists from Great Plains Tribes.
Applications due February 15, 2017. Apply online at nativepop.org/appliacation
Custer State Park - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2017 SEASON
Application Deadline: March 1st, 2017 - and it is based on availability.
Custer State Park Resort is seeking artists to participate in their Artist in Residency Program for the 2017 summer season running from May 1 through October 20, 2017. Residencies are offered at The State Game Lodge, Sylvan Lake Lodge and Coolidge General Store.
Their resorts offer accommodations and amenities second to none and they would like artists’ works to represent the beauty of Custer State Park and all it has to offer. Guests come from all over the world and have shown a great interest in Artists and their works.
All of the residency locations offer a show/work room and meals and housing are available during the time of residency. The resort will collect revenue and taxes from the sales of pieces as well as a commission of 40% of gross sales. You, as the artist are encouraged to spend significant time in your space working and promoting your art. Residencies are available from one week to three months periods based on need.
Download the call to artists below
BOUND AND UNBOUND IV: ALTERED BOOK EXHIBITION
Entry Deadline: March 4, 2017
Hosted by the Arts and Exhibits Committee, University Libraries, University of South Dakota
SPECIFICATIONS Books may come from any source. All work must be original and executed within the last three years and not previously displayed in Bound and Unbound exhibition. The cases in which Bound and Unbound IV will be displayed are 80" long, 28 1/2" wide, and 8 1/2" deep. The University Libraries reserve the right to refuse work difficult to exhibit due to excessive size, weight, or difficulty in presentation.
Submit your entries HERE.
Download the full prospectus below:
Call for Art - Rapid City Regional Airport
Deadline: mid May and mid October
This is an opportunity for regional artists to have artworks displayed in the departure and arrival gate areas of the airport where it will viewed and enjoyed by thousands of travelers. Proposals may be submitted by individual artists, artists working in collaboration, and nonprofit arts organizations.
Individual artists wishing to exhibit must be at least 18 years of age. For a proposal to be considered, the artist(s) must live and/or work within a 250 mile radius of the airport.
Native American artists who do not currently live and/or work in the area are also eligible by showing proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe located within a 250 mile radius of the airport
Application deadlines are mid May for July - December exhibitions and Mid October for January - June exhibitions.
Get all the info HERE.
Call to Artists ~ Piedmont Valley Library
Piedmont Vally Library are always looking to showcase local talent and fill out their yearly calendar! If you are a local artist interested in exhibiting your work, please contact them at 605-718-3663.
For more info, click HERE.
Calling All Artists, Musicians and Healers
The Rapid City Regional Cancer Institute has developed an innovative new program called Healing Arts. The program provides cancer patients and their families, art instruction, music, yoga and massage. All of which are instrumental in healing from cancer. This is also a great way for cancer patients to get to know one another and realize they are not alone in their fight. We are looking for artists, musicians and healers to be a part of this dynamic program to help enhance the quality of life for cancer patients!
For more information call Jennifer 605.786.8863